Eggheads panellist CJ de Mooi arrested over death

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CJ de Mooi, a former panellist on the BBC quiz show Eggheads, has been arrested on a European arrest warrant under his real name Joseph Connagh for an alleged killing, Scotland Yard said.

The 46-year-old from Monmouthshire was arrested at Heathrow Airport on Wednesday, according to Metropolitan Police.

The warrant issued in the Netherlands relates to an allegation of murder.

Mr Connagh will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.

He became a panellist on the BBC Two show, which features five quiz champions competing as a team against different challengers, in 2003 after winning a series of game shows.

Mr Connagh adopted the name de Mooi when modelling.

Eggheads panellist CJ de Mooi arrested over death

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